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Failed project site to house new varsity

BOLPUR: Chandranath Sinha, the Bolpur MLA and state fisheries minister, said that land for the proposed university at Shibpur in Santiniketan, barely 6km from Rabindranath Tagore’s Visva-Bharati, has been identified. Around 300 acres adjoining Bolpur-Illambazar Road was acquired in two phase in 2000 in Sibpur mouza of Raipur-Supur village panchayat by West Bengal Industrial Infrastructure Development …

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Students fret as NDA, West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination exam dates clash

KALYANI/KOLKATA: This year, thousands of students in the state will have to choose between writing the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination or the admission test for the National Defence Academy (NDA).The dates for the two popular entrance tests, one conducted by the WBJEE board and the other by the UPSC, are clashing. Both examinations are on April 23. …

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Kolkata's Sector V core area may soon turn off-limits for vehicles

KOLKATA: The agency that administers Kolkata’s IT hub in Salt Lake Sector V is exploring the possibility of turning the core area into an exclusive pedestrian zone to reduce carbon footprint and increase the green quotient. If Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA) manages to implement the proposal mooted during a discussion at its recent board meeting, it …

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CBI finds vital evidence against TMC MP in Rose Valley scam

BHUBANESWAR: CBI on Monday claimed to have come across vital clues against arrested TMC parliamentarian Sudip Bandyopadhyay in connection with Rose Valley Ponzi scam and suspected his mediation behind diversion of crores of rupees from the firm to foreign countries. In a bid to elicit more information and substantiate the points that emerged during …

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Eveready eyes air purifiers as appliances find takers

KOLKATA: Buoyed by the response to its test-marketing of appliances, battery major Eveready Industries India Ltd is now eyeing newer segments. “We have already launched items like mixer grinder, juicers, ceiling fans, irons and recently winter appliances like geysers and room heaters and response has been positive”, company managing director …

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Mamata calls for a national govt.

The West Bengal Chief Minister appealed to the President to save the country from the ‘present crisis’ West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday urged all the political parties to rise above “narrow differences” and form a national government in the greater interest of the country. Appealing to President …

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